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Nominees sought for Manning Innovation Awards

Nominees sought for Manning Innovation Awards

Nominees are now being accepted for the 2016 Manning Innovation Awards . Founded in 1982, the awards recognize innovators across disciplines in four categories: the Principal Award ($100,000), the David E.
Province recognizes agricultural innovation

Province recognizes agricultural innovation

The province has recognized four Northern Ontario businesses for their innovation in the agri-food industry. On Nov.
Telecommunications pioneer dead at 86

Telecommunications pioneer dead at 86

A pioneer of Sudbury’s business community died Aug. 19 at the age of 86. Donald Steel was born in Drake, Sask. in 1928, and was raised in Teeswater, Ont.
Sault incubator ready to accept small-business clients

Sault incubator ready to accept small-business clients

After months of demolition, renovation and reconfiguration, the new incubation centre in downtown Sault Ste. Marie is ready and waiting to welcome tenants. Millworks, which is located at Mill Square on the former St.
Business returns with success after destructive blaze

Business returns with success after destructive blaze

Three and a half years after a fire destroyed her downtown North Bay business, Jennifer Bywater still gets emotional talking about it. “I thought I was past it,” said Jennifer, her voice breaking. “But I guess not.
Beer to be sold in grocery stores

Beer to be sold in grocery stores

The province is introducing a new framework that will allow beer to be sold in grocery stores. On Sept.
Rheault Distillery earns more accolades for homegrown spirits

Rheault Distillery earns more accolades for homegrown spirits

Hearst distillers Marcel Rheault and Mireille Morin have more acclaim to add to their growing collection of accolades after participating in the 2015 China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA).

Manufacturing consortium seeking companies to share ideas

A new training program has been designed to help Northern Ontario manufacturers streamline their operations for efficiency and productivity.
Espanola company developing four-season greenhouse

Espanola company developing four-season greenhouse

When Jeff Scharf first set up a prototype of his four-season greenhouse, he was mostly looking to test the performance of its envelope, and he planted a few seeds as an experiment. But he didn’t anticipate just how well it would work.
North Bay incubator is launching pad for new business

North Bay incubator is launching pad for new business

Not too many business operators would subscribe to a revolving door philosophy. For Sarah Morin, project manager at North Bay’s new downtown business incubator, Genesis@204, a high turnover rate is exactly what she’s striving for.